China: Afghan Wheelchair Basketball Team at 2017 IWBF Championships

10 November 2017

The Afghan National Wheelchair Basketball team, sponsored by the International Committee of the Red Cross, participated in the 2017 IWBF Asia Oceania Championships from Oct. 21st -29th, 2017 in Beijing.

This is the second time the team participated in international games since its establishment in 2013 funded by the Afghan Paralympic Committee and supported by the ICRC. Though the team lost all four matches at the championships in Beijing, it has won recognition for their strive against the limits of physical disabilities.